Site Event/Activity record EEM14612 - 2015: WS - Little Ashcombe

Technique(s)

Organisation

Hazel Riley

Date

February/March 2015

Description

A survey of the extensive drainage system on Little Ashcombe, one the earliest features of John Knight's reclamation and improvement of the Exmoor's moorlands with documentary evidence suggesting they were constructed in the 1830s.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Report: Riley, H.. 2015. Metric Survey of Little Ashcombe, Simonsbath, Exmoor Mires Project EAC15.

Map

Location

Location Little Ashcombe, Exmoor, Somerset
Grid reference Centred SS 7796 4007 (1039m by 1224m) (Surveyed)
Map sheet SS74SE
Civil Parish EXMOOR, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

  • 19th Century drainage ditches southeast of Great Ashcombe (Monument)
  • Post-medieval drainage ditches north of Winstitchen Cross (Monument)
  • Post-medieval water meadow northeast of Simonsbath (Monument)

Record last edited

Nov 14 2016 10:22AM